Dorchester, Poundbury, river valleys and ancient settlements.

From the brand new town of Poundbury, wander into an ancient Roman landscape, following the route of a road and aqueduct. Explore the fields and forests of the hills to dip down into the lush valleys of the Cerne and the Frome. Pass a pond that was the fatal last hurdle on a prisoner’s escape … Continue reading Dorchester, Poundbury, river valleys and ancient settlements.

Dogbury Hill Fort

Dogbury Hillfort is relatively unknown. Hidden in the depths of North Dorset, buried under a forest of oak and beech, accessible only by those who know it is there; it is a little marvel. To approach the remote fort, the route takes you past an ancient park pale and the exceptional Minterne House gardens. The … Continue reading Dogbury Hill Fort